We’re so super stoked to release the
December 2016 + January 2017 issue of Barista Magazine today, which features the inspiring Leticia Ramos Pollock ”co-owner of Panther Coffee in Miami ”on the cover! Our own online editor Ashley Rodriguez wrote an in-depth profile of Leticia for the issue, in which Leticia shares her philosophy on building a business, taking risks, and succeeding as a woman in coffee.
There’s so much good stuff in this issue, we can’t wait for you to read it! You can
read the whole thing online for free; or you can download Barista Magazine’s free app to your mobile device, and score the full issue for no cost, so you can read it on the go! Or if you’re like so many of our readers and you want to hold the magazine in your hands as you read, sign up for a subscription on our website!
Here’s a peek at some of the highlights of this jam-packed issue of Barista Magazine:
It’s our annual Best Bar Tools feature, which showcases the favorite bar tools of some of the best baristas on the planet!
Our business columnist, Tracy Allen, advises on how to make deductions without getting audited come tax time.
Joe Marrocco and Scott Lucey square off on the benefits and drawbacks of the cold brew craze in this edition of “Split Shot.”
After her amazing talk about sensory science at Re:co in Atlanta in 2016, we’re thrilled to have the esteemed Danish scientist Ida Steen discuss the topic in this feature article.
Barista Mag editor Sarah Allen went to Estonia in October to write about the inaugural Roaster Guild of Europe Camp, as well as the Barista Guild of Europe Camp.
Barista Mag’s Ashley Rodriguez writes a captivating story about Leticia Ramos Pollock, our cover barista and the co-owner of Miami’s super successful Panther Coffee.
The awesome Meister goes deep with Dr. Aaron Davis of Kew Gardens about his research into climate change as it pertains to coffee in this issue’s “Master Q+A” feature.
After the hugely popular debut of their column “High Maintenance: Your Equipment Questions Answered,” expert coffee techs Alex and Double J are back to answer more questions about how things work and what to do when they don’t.
Barista Mag publisher Kenneth R. Olson traveled to Mexico in October to attend the world renowned conference Let’s Talk Coffee, and his full report (including setting this little turtle free) awaits in this issue.
And there’s much, much, much more! We welcome you to grab a coffee and kick back with this issue. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we love putting it together for you. Cheers!